Category Archives: Your Body

Stand Up Straight

Take a Stand While you may have a break from dance class this summer, don’t take a break from good … Continue reading

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Home Away From Home

Quinn Pendleton, from Washington, CT, attended her first summer program when she was 13. She spent subsequent summers at Boston … Continue reading

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Perfectionism 101

For years, New York City Ballet corps member Megan LeCrone wanted her dancing to be absolutely perfect. She worked hard … Continue reading

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What Every Dancer Needs To Know About Veganism

A number of teens are making a statement with what they’re eating—or not eating. They’re going vegan, which means giving … Continue reading

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An Inside Look At The Dangerous World Of Cutting

“I was trying to do my homework and I could not concentrate because I felt so crummy,” Dana* remembers. Nothing … Continue reading

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Dealing With Double Casting

The first time I ever danced with a partner onstage was as the second-cast lead Reed Flute in my local … Continue reading

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